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Curriculum vitae

Since 2006
Group leader "Biodiversity Assessment" at the Swiss Federal Research Insitute WSL, Birmensdorf
2003-2006
Team leader at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf
1995-2003 Scientist at the Swiss Federal Research Insitute WSL, Birmensdorf
1987-1995
Studies in Biology at the University of Zurich (Dipoma in Botany)

Research projects

Since 2005
ForestBIOTA - Forest Biodiversity Test-phase Assessments
Responsible for the development and technical advice for lichens. Co-funded by the European Union under Forest Regulation (Forest Focus). http://www.forestbiota.org
Since 2002 Lacope - Landscape Development, Biodiversity and Co-operative Livestock System
Project leader, responsible for Switzerland. Co-funded by the European Union under the Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development Programme.
http://www.lacope.net
Since 2002 Biotopschutz - Modul Flechte
Responsible for the federal data base of lichens in Switzerland. Consultant for nature conservation of lichens in Switzerland. Co-funded by the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN. http://www.swisslichens.ch
2002-2006 MfM-U - Monitoring flankierende Massnahmen Umwelt
Project leader, responsible for the module Biodiversity. Co-funded by the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications UVEC.
2002-2004 BIOASSESS - Biodiversity Assessment Tool Project
Project leader, responsible for Switzerland. Co-funded by the European Union under the Global change, Climate and Biodiversity key action of the Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development Programme. http://www.nbu.ac.uk/bioassess
1997-2000 Wirkungskontrolle Moorbiotope
Responsibilities: Field work (assessment of phanerogames and bryophytes), determination of bryophytes. Co-funded by the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN.
1995-2002 The Redlist of Threatened Lichens in Switzerland
Team coordination, responsible for database, fieldwork. Co-funded by the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN. http://www.wsl.ch/land/genetics/archrote-en.ehtml

Professional affiliations

Since 2000
President of the Swiss Assiciation of Bryology and Lichenology BRYOLICH.  http://www.bryolich.ch
Since 2000
Member of the Senat of the Swiss Academy of Sciences Scnat. http://www.scnat.ch
Since 2000
Member of the advisory board of the International Association of Lichenology. http://www.unigraz.at/grubem/ialweb/ial.html
Since 2004
Editor of  scientific journal “Cryptogamica Helvetica”
Since 2006
Board member of the platform “Biology“ of the Swiss Academy of Sciences Scnat

 

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